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Senior Academic Advisor  « Position Deleted on 2/21/2013 »

Institution: University of Nevada Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Category:
  • Admin - Academic Advising
Posted: 12/21/2012
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Senior Academic Advisor.

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 27,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at: http://www.unlv.edu.

ROLE of the POSITION
The College of Education Advising and Field Placement Center invites applications for a Senior Academic Advisor position. This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track position. The primary responsibility is to provide academic advising to current and potential undergraduate students in the College of Education. Duties include: providing accurate information regarding degree requirements, educational and career options, university and college policies and procedures; evaluating student progress; helping students with academic decisions (e.g. choice of major, course planning, goal clarification, etc.); referring students to other campus resources; participating in the recruitment and orientation; processing graduation applications, petitions, and other forms routed through the advising center; documenting and updating student records; and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
This position requires a Master's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university and experience as an academic advisor in a regionally accredited college or university or a Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university and at least three years of related professional work experience. Applicants must have experience with computerized student information systems and their application to advising; be accurate and detail-oriented; possess excellent communication skills; be able to work in a fast-paced environment with constant change; possess excellent time-management skills to handle a large caseload; and be knowledgeable of student confidentiality guidelines (FERPA). Knowledge of teacher education programs and/or teacher certification requirements is preferred.

SALARY RANGE
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

APPLICATION DETAILS
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on January 18, 2013 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Ed Ronca, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or hrsearch@unlv.edu.
UNLV is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity.